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PBS
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
the jobs front about a divide in the u.s. economy: the labor market seems to be getting stronger once again. yet for many on the lower end of the income ladder, the big gap in wages is sparking a budding movement. we begin with economics correspondent paul solman on the unemployment rate's drop to a five-year low, even as many jobless americans face more difficult times ahead. the story is part of paul's coverage on making sense of financial news. >> reporter: the latest snapshot of the nation's jobs situation-- showing 203,000 positions added in november, and a jobless rate of 7% was even rosier than anticipated. we asked northeastern university economist barry bluestone what he made of the numbers. >> on balance this was a good report today. over 200,000 people are back to work. we've brought the unemployment rate down from 7.3% to 7%. that's all good news. of course many of those were federal employees coming back to work after furlough, but we had some good news about manufacturing employment, construction employment, pretty much across the board. so in general this is good news plus o
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am PST
will boost the economy by more than 3%, cut the deficit by almost $200 billion over ten years, savings from new workers, new businesses and new taxpayers. those numbers were not lost on the party's fiscal hawks. >> i'm not aware of any trade association, any major or minor business group that doesn't recognize we need more people, business, and fiscal workers. >> and they recognized the historic vote, with the republican party's renewed political life. >> i know that everything is not going to change in a year. but if we don't start now we're not going to have anymore success in four years, eight years or 12 years. >> joining me now back in this reality, is the president of the national council. based on the surprising staffing choice, janet, this staffing choice, staffing choice of members of congress don't normally make news, but this one did. it got tons of attention, the senators tweeting congratulations. why all the hubub about a staffer? >> well, i think it is important, as somebody who worked on capitol hill, i understand how important staff can be. there is no question that the spea
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 6:30am PST
. third this has big impacts on our economy. it will prove the transportation and health insurance this is a home to oakland. it will continue to serve as a place for folks on the other side of the bay. it's the toll payers who fund this. so we have to give our toll payers a round of sport for this measure (clapping) >> finally i'm so glad with the addition of bike and pedestrian lanes we're moving closer to an integrated mode of transportation that is good for our environment and community. so in closings thank you to everyone in our efforts and it's been eagerly awaited. i've been in the senate and the assembly n for 15 years so i've eagerly awaited this day. rest assured i'll continue to be an advocate in congress even in this is this tough environment for transportation infrastructure. i wish you the best of lick and a very happy labor day. thank you. again (clapping) >> knoll let me introduce our tremendous leader in the california state senate darryl stein beggar. >> good afternoon to leaders from the bay area. when i hear people talk about this bridge and today's events
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> good economy. >> a better economy. a lot of people say they don't feel it. a better than expected jobs report pushed the dow nearly 200 points higher on friday. >> you know why 203,000 jobs were added to payrolls in november. way better than expected. the jobless rate, that ticked significantly lower to 7%. that is the lowest it's been in five years. we have more on how it's affecting wall street. good morning, zain. >> well, poppy and victor, it was a big week for the economy. car sales rose, new home sales soared and friday, unemployment rate druopped to 7%. that's the lowest since 2008. earlier this year, unemployment declined a lot of people got discouraged and weren't counted. the economy has added more than 2 million jobs this year, the best since 2005 and the gains not just in low-rate sectors. a lot in education and health care, professional services like accountants and travel agents. and hiring in manufacturing is strongest since last year. wages are up and americans are working less hours. the list goes on. the report pushed the dow up 200 points friday. the federal reserve
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
in today's economy. so tell me how bad they had if in the authorizes o 30s pr that's the old bridge and the new bridge. we're in oakland and it's fitting and a proper the first elected official is the chief of oakland. jean acquainting is one of my bosses so i'm sure her remarks will be excellent (clapping) >> and so welcome to oakland. (clapping). >> you know when i became mayor, i said oakland is a city of dreams. it's been the city of dreams since the trans conditional railroad ended and thousand of cabinets would arrive every week. it's become the city of dreams base it's the place that immigrants can afford to live and one-hundred plus languages are spoken here. in many ways this bridge was a dream of some people. and like most things in oakland it has not been easy. we have very difficult political and economic and other hurdles h that when we ail come tooth are not the results beautiful. isn't it really beautiful? so he texted the other mayor of oakland governor brown today and said we're sorry you're not here. for many of you who follow the fights he said he had an elegant
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
take a look at the menu. an economy jobs report, wall street can dance. hiring is up and so is stocks. we will go inside ebay today and find out how the auction site ashley is all it top talent. politics? budget? d-day is upon us and congress does not know if they will be able to make the deadline. wet is next week. in sports, are told about the nike deal. an exclusive interview. finally, bottoms up. we will learn how to taste a $2000 bottle of whiskey. let's get to the economy in the november jobs report. new jobs, 200-3000 knitted. the unemployment rate is down to a five-year low. >> this month came in at 7.023%. point/10 of a percentage below a six handle. the fed has been talking about exploit five percent and that is their threshold. we are getting awfully close to will not only spark taper talk but also a lot people out there that the job market is getting better. if they see in december we fall to a six percent number. so a jobs report that causes the fed to taper talk a little sooner. you might think that would freak out wall street. not the case. stocks are rising today. it i
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
but obamacare is destroying the quality of health care. we already see that it is hurting our economy, job creation year in georgia as well as across the nation. in fact, i had one employee with over 200 full-time employees tell me that he was going to let them all go and hire part-time employees just because of obamacare. seeking to avoid having to pay for obamacare. k, not what the doctors ordered. paul brown, john flemming, andy harris, among other congressman joining in this effort. the sickening impact of obamacare. right now i think that the nation would fairly stipulate that obamacare does not work, and most people don't like it. poll after poll validates that view. what is going to be command we just heard congressman brown talk about billy introduced four years ago. >> people not able to keep their own doctors is the president promised. and being teeseven coming to the understanding that they may not be able to keep their doctor. wait until the true ramifications. doctor shortages, shortages in care. the problems. look. there are fewer students going into medical school today, sal
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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KRON
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
,000. the job gains helped lower the unemployment rate from 7.3% in october. the economy has not generated an average of 204,000 jobs from august through november. that is of some 159,000 a month from april through july. >> nelson mandela will have a states burial on december 15th. slacks or around the world are at half staff in tribute to a man many call a giant for justice. nelson mandela, the former south african president and nobel peace died yesterday at his home in johannesburg at the age of 95. this is video of his supporters outside of his home. south africans drapes in flags and images of mandela get on the streets to sing and dance. mandela's body is not a military hospital in pretoria, head of a state funeral and a little more than a week from now. >> the chp has issued a statewide amber alert for a 14-year-old girl believed to have been abducted by a man in kennewick, washington. 19-year-old eduardo flores- rosales on the right is suspected of abducting elizabeth romero on the left on wednesday afternoon. romero is described as a hispanic girl standing 5 feet 3 inches tall, wei
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
industry is a $200 billion industry and one of the most profitable industries in our economy today. mcdonald's, for example, which pays its workers a median wage of less than $9 an hour posted $5.5 billion in profits last year and compensated its ceo almost $14 million. so clearly, the money is there in the corporation and the question is how do we get that to trickle down to workers above poverty wages. >> it makes sense and on the other end, the way the business models is set up, that's not the way the world is working right now and they've talked about this debate. you heard katy say it, and economists that i've seen crunch the numbers have said the cost of a burger and fries would go up 10% to 20%. the franchise association says 25% to 50% and that ultimately, though, their big argument says this will lead to the loss of entry-level jobs. does it have to? >> it doesn't have to, and we know that when you give workers a wage and especially low-wage workers. wage increase and they spend that money and put it right back into the economy. those are the workers that eat at the establishm
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
in the economy and the growth in the economy will take care of all the problems that stan is worried about. >> okay, so, a, it won't take care of all the problems i'm talking about. b, i'm very sympathetic -- >> rose: i'm simplifying that a little bit. >> i'm sympathetic to what larry is saying, who i consider a friend. i hate to get too number-y here, stock? so 40 years ago -- and this is an argument larry would be very sympathetic to. 40 years ago we spent 32% of federal outlays on investment, government investment. that would include things like infrastructure, education, r&d. >> rose: science exploration. >> rose: and we spent about 30% on transfer payments to the elderly. >> we now spend 68% on transfer payments but investments are down to 15%. so i think to larry's point, what did we get out of the investment? well, we got the internet. we got g.p.s., we got the human genome. >> rose: so that's where you agree with him. >> i totally agree. and if you look at the sequester -- >> rose: that the investments are worthwhile and important and crucial to our future. >> yes, but we are cutti
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
in one of the southeast asia's largest economies. demonstrators are looking to topple the government and the current prime minister after accusations of corruption and abuse of power. the u.n. has closed its offices in bangkok warning foreign travellers to stay out of the streets. >> afghanistan president karzai is accusing the u.s. of holding back fuel and other supplies. he said they are holding back supplies in an attempt to pressure for him to sign the agreement. >> from the "los angeles times" officials say speed may have been a factor in the crash that killed actor paul walker and his friend over the weekend. according to police the "fast and furious" star left a charity event. witnesses at the event said they heard a loud boom and saw smoke. walker was in the middle of gaming "fast and furious 7." walker leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter. he was 40 years old. >> really. isn't that bizarre? came from a charity event and he gets in one of the cars and the guy drives off with him -- >> he was the passenger in the car. >> passenger in the car and runs into a pole and blows up.
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
, that economy is contracting and better pmis out of the u.k. the u.k. economy firing on all front at the moment. back to you. >> ross, thank you very much. again, ross westgate, we'll check in with you tomorrow. >>> retail, another holiday kickoff, it's come and gone. how did the retailers do. joining us is dana telsey. the reports that i've seen suggest this wasn't really a build. sales were actually down over the weekend. it makes you wonder if opening earlier on thursday is worth it for all of the big retail companies? >> it definitely seemed as if sales on thursday pulled from friday. even a little bit from over the weeken weekend. overall when speaking to retailers, low single digits is where the game was. >> so what does this mean? was this a mistake for them to open early like this? was this simply an issue that the retailers started talking about the holiday sales as early as november 1st i think in walmart's case? what happened here? >> i think that you basically had the promotions and all the advertising for it starting way before this thursday or friday of thanksgiving and black frid
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
what does that say about our economy? >> well, first of all, the data we get on -- from the retailers at this time of year is almost always contradictory and confusing. they are not always completely forthcoming because they don't want to discourage people from shopping. i think the most interesting thing we saw over the weekend, besides the fact that a number of retailers decided to be open on thanksgiving day, was that 40% of the sales were on-line. in a sense, cyber monday is an accra nism. cyber monday dates from the day when people had slow internet at home and came to work on monday after thanksgiving and ordered. now so many have broadband people are shopping on-line all the time and the retailers are scrambling to catch up with consumers. >> i shop on-line too in light of the incidents you see every black friday, always seems to be a fight somewhere and that can't help retailers, right? >> right. well, of course not. but i think people like going to the stores. we at the "wall street journal" and others did stories following teenagers around the mall and that's social. you can
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
coming over here and competing in the gobble economy. education is at the core of this and goes to connecting that bond that has been broken. >> you have all this evidence that's truly offensive. take the detroit pension ruling. so we know what the ruling was and we know what the effect may be on people's pensions. they will be cut. city employees, firefighters, no matter how the pension deal was cut years ago the pensions will be cut. but before the pensioners receive their pension who gets paid first? the bond holders, the banks, the big boys and then, then the pensioners will get paid. there's something just deeply flawed with what's been going on in this country and it's not one party or the other, it's the whole system and it's a couple of decades that it's been going on. >> there's a suspicion the people who have been having these massive hikes in their compensation packages are not reinvesting necessarily in job growth and productivity. they are actually -- it feels to a lot of americans on main street like funny money, it's getting recycled, reput into investment funds t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> and welcome back. tonight we're looking in depth at health care in privately run prisons in america and in the second part of his investigation, america tonight's adam may, said that in an effort to save money, privatized care has sentenced some prisoners to death. >> it's a growing trend, states looking to trim budgets. to date, at least 28 states have privatized prison care. american friend services, in arizona, since the time the state privatized the prison health care , cost dropped $30 million. 50 people died in arizona department of corrections custody in just the first eight
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 10:30am EST
difficult to forecast exactly one that is going to be. in part because the economy is -- it is a little bit more strong. as a result that extends the time in which the treasury -- atment can do things some point congress is going to have to do that. i suppose the earliest it could possibly be is february. it is much more likely that it is sometime in spring or the beginning of the summer. then you are going to get the debate over -- we should look at tax hikes, changes in entitlement. it is hard to see how they are going to get any agreement on those areas. particularly in election year. the house is expected to adjourn for the year on friday and the senate shortly after. a lot of high-profile legislation still hanging in the balance. it is the list of what is likely to make it through the 113th congress. i think the only thing that is likely to get through is the defense authorization act. will see what gets included. one thing we will be watching is to see whether any legislation sanctioning iran is added to that bill. the administration is doing everything it can to prevent congress from
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:30am PST
government shutdown and do keep the spending caps in place and don't raise taxes at a time when the economy is still weak and i think we can accomplish that over the next couple days. >> one issue still being debated extending long-term unemployment benefits. last week house mortgage leader nancy pelosi said any deal must include an extension but dick durbin said that is not the case. >> i don't think we've reached that point where we said this is it take it or leave it. what i hear from patty murray, i spoke to her the other night negotiations are making progress, moving in the right direction. >> congress has scheduled to begin its break this friday and not return until january the 7th. >>> well, a week after that deadly commuter train wreck in new york officials are upgrading signals. the new signals are expected to be up and running this morning. of course, four people were killed last sunday when a metro north train hit a stretch of track at nearly three times the speed limit. metro north now reducing the maximum speeds at 26 locations across the system. an attorney for the engineer op
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
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KRON
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
everyone is a winner here. gm, ford,and more... our economy we have to have the auto working. because the rest of the economy will fall in place. >> jacqueline: and definitely on the chilly side today. but it will get colder temperatures money in the upper 40's floor 50 sprit but we are heavy handed for twenties tonight. had it down to the south still seeing a few lingering snow shoppers. clear skies here locally so the cold temperatures will lead to a frosty conditions for most of the bay area and freezing conditions for the north bay north and inland valleys. temperatures are struggling to get into the fifties. rain will return to the forecast by friday. throughout much of the bay area san francisco will be the only place not under the freeze on morning. again widespread frost. also subfreezing temperatures. here is a look at futurecast widespread 20's and 30's. we only have slightly conditions. >> jacqueline: temperatures in the 40's struggling to get into the fifties. first let's look at the morning low temperatures. freezing in concord 28 in santa rosa and in napa 35 for half moo
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
is shattering the economy all across the country, in all 50 states. >> of course there are death panels in there. the important thing to remember is that's just one aspect of this atrocious, unaffordable, cumbersome, burdensome, evil policy of obama's. and that is obama care. >> obama care is really, i think, the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery. and it is in a way, it is slavery in a way. >> howard, is this the evil empire speech reapplied to obama care? i mean, i've never heard the word evil used to many times. i love the way sarah palin is unbelievably delicious at this. she talks about and those death panels are in there. i love the way she says the death panels are in there somewhere. like they're creeping around inside. >> i mean, sam very rightly and logically said these people should stop because the president said, repeated today, and reminded them that he's going to be in office. he can veto anything. so they ought to calm down. but the fact is when you watch a few of those clips and when you talk to people in the movement and when you cover some of these grou
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
children. >>> more positive news about the economy has investors worried the federal reserve might scale back its stimulus effort soon. traders are also awaiting tomorrow's big employment report for november. taking a live look at the big board, the dow is down 67. the nasdaq down 5. and s&p down 7. >>> for the first time, twitter has named a woman to its board of directors. 66-year-old marjorie skardino will join the board immediately. she was the former ceo of pearson and former board member at nokia. twitter has been criticized for the lack of diversity on its board. >>> today, uc berkeley is expected to announce a new naming rights deal for the field at memorial stadium. under the 15-year, $18 million deal, the field will now be called kabam field. kabam is a video game producer for mobile devices. the money will be used to help pay off the $321 renovation and earthquake retrofitting of memorial stadium. >>> excellent attendance good classroom behavior are paying off for 200 oakland school kids. the howard elementary school kids are being treated to the zoo and met some as players. s
KRON
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
as for the dow jones. we are getting more respect the u.s. economy grew 3.6% and lot better than the 2 percent that we have mostly been saying. we're seeing more good nils that the economy is wrapping up. " this is on the lead to another drop in stocks. >> will be right back. [chris]still smoking up a storm? [tom]yeah.pathetic,isn't it? [chris] ever try to... [tom] quit?of course! my best time was six days. the worst was ...uh...23.4 seconds. [chris] so can i ask you... [chris & tom] why are you still smoking? [tom] [sarcastic] "it's so much fun." [chris]why not call the smokers' helpline? the program's free,and... [tom]and they'll tell me..."you oughta quit." [chris] not so. just tell them you're ready to quit. then,they'll tell you how. [tom] really? you wouldn't have that number on you,would you? >> the time is 8:57 a.m.. coming up on the kron4 morning news. freezing temperatures all over the bay area and even some black ice. we will have a team coverage coming up. >> an officer involved shooting shut down interstate 5 in stock sun this morning. we will have an update. >> a shocking and vid
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
the u.s. economy has been created over $200,000 a month. this is very good nils because the job market is strengthening. wall street is reacting positively. the >> we have been dealing with subfreezing temperatures. are you ready for the rain and snow? i will have a full detail of what to expect. [uncle]this is hopscotch,okay? uncle go one,two,one,two,one two,one. [niece]okay! [uncle]okay? [niece]one,two three,four,five,six,seven,eight! [uncle laughing] okay,we go the other way,okay? [niece]one,two,three,four,five, six,seven! [uncle laughs]there's ten spaces,you want to try again? [uncle]yeah? tell me you can'wait for christs. and you appreciate the things io. because we'll ways be a famil tell me i bring out the best iyou. ♪ that you're thankful ♪ that it won't be theame without me tell me you love m even if you say it every d. just tell . [ female announcer everyone you love has someing they need to hear this holid. tell them with a hallmark card >> welcome back. we are watching the weather perry ed there is an ice storm out of dallas. the traffic is just box of the roadway, thei
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
'm visiting you here in washington, but the folks in washington seem to put the brakes on the economy every six months or so, right? or even more often than that. so, you know, they're not helping. and with respect to real growth in the economy. i think that americans will put more money into education when the economy is doing better or when they confront the fact that defunding education is actually hurting them and their state. and so i think there's kind of a bigger picture and bigger pressures out there that are going to play on this. and then, of course, you also have legal requirements within -- and constitutional requirements within states. we're certainly one of those states that under our constitution we guarantee an education to every child. there have been tests, we have a very famous test in connecticut, shep v. o'neill, to kneel being former governor that -- to o'neill being former governor that allowed for a super education district overseeing about 41% of the kids in the greater hartford school district and surrounding districts, putting them in different schools than they w
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
is improving and the economy is growing at its fastest pace in more than a year but stock traders are worried that means the federal reserve is closer to pulling back its stimulus. that $85 billion-a-month bond-buying program has been helping to power this year's record-setting run in the stock market. the fear of a fed pullback led to another market decline yesterday. here's a look at the closing numbers. the dow jones industrial average dropped 68 points. the nasdaq composite declined nearly 5 points and the s&p 500 index dropped for the fifth time in a row yesterday, matching its longest losing streak since september. it closed down nearly eight points apple has come up with a way to track where you are located, while you're inside one of its stores. starting today, the company will begin using i-beacon, an app that sends you messages tailored to where you are inside the store. one day, commuters might get information on subway delays as they stand on the platform, while museum visitors might get details on the painting they are standing in front of. of course, this raises privacy concerns
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
, good news here are the numbers. the american economy gained 203,000 jobs last month, that brings the unemployment rate way down to from 7.3% to 7%. that's a five-year low. >> now to the death of nelson mandela. a man who changed the world. this morning many south african are gathering outside mandela's home placing candles and signs. some even dancing to celebrate the life of a man many call the father of their nation. earlier this morning the announcement that the funeral will be december 15. danielle leigh joins us live with details about the rebound branss pouring in. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you mentioned to many nelson mandela was known as madiba, meaning father. he was also a father to the fight for equality and today that legacy lives on. ♪ in south africa the country is celebrating the man who led them to freedom from apartheid. today there are tears, songs and mementos as they bid nelson mandela farewell. man many called father taught him about perseverance. >> we lost one of the most influential, courageous, and profoundly good human beings that any
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
on the economy. adp says it was a gain of 215,000 jobs in november. that was about 30,000 more than what was expected. adp also hiked its october number considerably higher. that bodes well for the jobs report that comes out on friday. if we see a conversation that we saw in october that could finally push the reserve into tapering its monthly bond purchases. it meets later this month. that's the been speculation that's been going on for months now. looking for better signs in the economy we are starting to see that happen. that's leading to selling on wall street. couple of companies that did well yesterday despite some selling were apple and tesla. tesla shares shot higher by 16% after german regulators cleared any manufacturing defects from those model s fires and apple shares went up about 2.5% on reports it's struck a deal with china mobile the biggest wireless carrier in china. the numbers are pulling back today. let's look at the big board. right now the dow is lower by 43 points. nasdaq is down by about 8. s&p falling by 6. and tesla shares are down 3%. apple down by .5%. back to
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
an economy are blooming for people with access to greater education, more experience in high-tech industry, and not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> reporter: gabriel metcalf of the san francisco planning and research association understands the apprehension. >> people are really afraid especially renters like me if you lose your apartment, you have to move out of the city most likely. >> reporter: speaking of moving, a just released mayoral task force report estimates the city will need to spend $10 billion on roadways and transportation just to keep pace with the growth. >> we are going to be in for a world of hurt if we don't start aggressively investing in transit. >> reporter: are we looking at gridlock? >> yes. i'm already seeing it. >> on muni now, it has $2.2 billion in unfunded deferred maintenance. >> reporter: the building goes on and on and on with the next big project being the planned warriors arena on the waterfront which is enjoying a growing support despite critic charges that it's too big and will be a traffic nightmare. according to a new kpix 5/surv
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
are ringing and merchants are singing online and in the mall, but how's the economy really doing this holiday season? jeffrey brown explores that question. >> brown: 131 million americans- - more than a third of the country-- are expected to shop online before this day is out. that's according to the national retail federation. and brad wilson at the coupon site bradsdeals.com, says a lot is riding on that prediction. >> this day is the single largest e-commerce day all year round. it's so important for the retailers to be competitive. >> brown: in fact, holiday cyber shopping is already well under way. the analytic firm com-score says online sales for thanksgiving weekend were up 17% from last year, helped by greater use of mobile devices. at the same time, the retail federation estimates that total spending over the weekend, including brick-and-mortar stores, was actually down nearly 3% from last year. a record 141 million people went shopping, but the average shopper spent nearly 4% less than a year ago, partly due to deep discounts. some big retailers-- wal-mart and macy's, for example--
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
and make a difference to our economy and to our nation. >> are they making a choice to ignore liberal arts or to move away from liberal arts or traditionally-- majors, i guess, that women have traditionally pursued in favor of stem? >> well, i think that, let me begin by saying that spellman college-- spelman college is in many ways a traditional liberal arts college in that we emphasize the skills that come from a strong liberal arts education. critical thinking, problem-solving, quantitative reasoning, communication skills. but certainly a third of our students come with an interest in moving into science. they may be thinking about health careers, initially. but once they start to explore biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, engineering, they see a wider range of options. and i think that's one of the things about spelman, that when they come to spelman they are exposed to faculty who represent a very diverse group of faculty, men and women, 52% of our stem faculty are women. a third of them are women of color. so that they're a broad range of role models and they see that the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
or the post-soviet economy. nothing injunctions. >> pavlo, the generational sense, is there a sense in chicago, is there any distinction, is it really just about the economics and the future or does this harken back in a sense in your community to having that feeling that look, we let moscow control things for a generation, now we want to move to the west, we want to be thought of in a western democratized way? >> well, unfortunately controlled by russia and moscow in particular, has been more than a generation or two. our fates have intertwined for well over 400 years when there's bem domination by russia and certain attempts by the ukrainian nation to revolt against it. what we're seeing today is the most recent revolt against the policies of the kremlin. they are happening osh the streets of kiev, on the streets of chicago, on the streets of new york as well in solidarity for what's happening back in our home land. >> why is there not more attention paid in the united states to this particular conflict? >> ask me something easier. i really can't say -- >> you have hundreds of thousands of p
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
for the last three years and we have the highest investment rate of any economy in latin america that allowed us to become the country who created more jobs and more formal employment in all latin america in the last years. we are attracting more investment. the free trade agreement is a fundamental aspect of this new policy and this proactive policy. we are seeing new companies and technology and biotechnology. we are the richest country in biodiversity on the whole planet. there is a lot of interest from the new investments and we have connected the country with fiber optic and broadband and we need to see how we use it. today we are signing with microsoft and facebook and doing aboutile are very interested. there a lot of opportunities from that side of the investment sneftd traditional oil and minerals and all that sort. >> the tax sector in columbia. >> terrorism is a global problem as opposed to a regional problem. what specifically can columbia do working in conjunction with the united states to condition combatting global terror? >> we have learn and paid a very high cost in our war a
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
's administration, you had the resignation added economy in shambles. mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. you have to remember at that time in 1974 people do not talk about breast cancer. you literally did not say the word "breast." it was a closet disease for women. here you have an image of mom and dad standing there in front of the press holding hands saying we are going to take the shame of the disease and be very transparent. that was important to her as a person to be able -- she did not choose it but to be that role model and she did well. of the hundreds of thousands of letters she got, women who said thank you for helping to take the shame of the disease. bids --went in and got and saying i went in and got the exam a we caught it early. the letters that dad got. dad received letters from men saying thank you, mr. president for showing me how to stand and support my wife. this was kind of groundbreaking new things as far as breast cancer went. right after the presidency, after dad lost to jimmy carter, out to theirself talking about alcohol and drugs because of through an intervention that
KICU
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
americans are getting jobs, which reflects growth in the economy. the adp national employment report showed the private sector added 215,000 jobs in november, and that was more than expected. close attention will be paid to the november report, which is due out on friday. >>> it's cold out there right now. check out napa at 24 degrees. i've got a forecast for napa in the area around santa rosa, for overnight lows into the teens. napa could easily get down to 19 degrees tonight. even cooler. walnut creek, 26 degrees. right now, temperatures below freezing. the freeze warning in effect for everybody until 9:00 a.m. tomorrow except san francisco. interestingly enough, we still have light winds out there. these winds, when they die down, it's going to get colder. we're looking for records tomorrow. napa tomorrow could easily crush its record set in 1972. the records of 1972. livermore, 24. that breaks a record. oakland could break a record. san francisco could break a record. it is going to be one cold morning tomorrow morning. then on top of that, the next weather system coming in. the latest
KICU
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
we are seeing of an improving economy is the holiday partying. here's an example of that. the general manager says she's seen more reservations for holiday parties than in previous year. so far that restaurant has booked 25 parties and six more are waiting to be confirmed. >>> we have parties from 10 people to 100 people. >>> she says those parties can account for 10% of the year's revenue and this year she says is looking pretty good. >>> it's the ultimate gift for a coffee lover. an extremely limited rose gold colored metal gift card. it's $450. only 4,000 were available and they sold out in second. some are going for more than $1,500 on ebay. some customers are not happy about the sale. luxury own line posted and then pulled the card immediately. >>> an unusual art theft in sacramento and it was met with an unusual punishment. a print of a nude woman on a cigar has hung for many years. there have been attempts to steal it but someone finally made off with it. but police used cameras to identify the thief. he managed to bargain his way out of being prosecuted. >> i requeered him to
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
like big items like cars or art, when it comes not fluctuating economy of california you never know when a simple cyber monday purchase could come back to haunt you. >> of course, there have been moments where they kind of needed every dime they could get. >> reporter: earlier this year, the senate passed a marketplace fairness act which would require retailers with over a million a year in sales to collect state tax but the bill is stalled in congress. and it's being rewritten. >> what do you do if you go to a site and there is no place for sales tax? in other words, you can't add it on there. they don't charge sales tax. >> reporter: a lot of companies especially smaller companies aren't required to collect this at the point of sale so you actually have to keep the receipt and when you pay your income taxes you have to say -- [ laughter ] >> -- i purchased this. >> i'm going to turn myself in? >> and pay this. >> if you don't, the state could come back and force you to pay retroactively charge you penalties. right now, it's probably only going to happen on big ticket items but yo
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
of the economy. >> they are bad jobs, most of them. the jobs that are coming back pay less than the jobs we lost in the great recession. we have a growing army of low- wageworkers. >> reporter: but the story did not start with the recession. it goes back decades. >> starvation of wages and decline, in fact of many people's wage, has been going on since the late 1970s. we didn't really recognize that. >> reporter: instead americans found different ways to cope. in the '70s and '80s, huge numbers of women entered the workplace, partly to boost their family income. in the '90s, americans found themselves working longer hours. when they didn't work, people used their homes as piggy banks or backed out their credit cards. >> and now all of the coping mechanisms are exhausted. people have to face the fact that wages are going nowhere. >> reporter: that hurt the any for all of us. >> if they don't get paid more, they can't turn around and buy stuff. >> reporter: the cost that employers will not cover, that's picked up by you. >> rest of us subsidize the employers by paying for the medicaid and food sta
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
part of the administration, the american economy. but at the same time there was a growing movement as the reverend al said not just on the part of the california legislature and other things but people were coming to the idea that this must come to an end in part because of all that happened in the soviet union the year before. there was liberation around the world and you couldn't have south africa with this divided country on race alone and then the inevitability of it came with f.w. de klerk and other leaders because they could see their country was going in only one direction. it would be the villains in history. >> just adding on to tom's point. tissue of economic sanctions was not a clear cut issue. as a matter of fact the largest single tribe in africa the zulus were strongly opposed to economic sanctions against south africa because they knew it was going to hurt black south africans the worst being at the lowest point of the economic rung. they argued against economic sanctions against his own country. >> he had an empire up there on his tribal homeland and didn't want any
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> 7:45. happening today at the white house, president obama will talk about the economy this morning. he will focus on the income gap between the rich and the poor. he will say that income in equality and shrinking economic mobility are a fundamental threat to the american dream. he will also call for increasing the minimum wage. he's due to speak at 8:15 this morning. ktvu will provide coverage of his remarks right here on "mornings on 2." >>> about 1.3 million unemployed americans could lose federal jobless benefits starting january 1st. emergency jobless benefits for long-term unemployed people are due to expire at the end of the year unless congress appears to extend it. that doesn't seem likely right now, especially since many republicans are against it. the federal unemployment insurance kicks in for laid-off workers who use up the standard six months of state-funded compensation. >>> 7:46. it looks like human error could be to blame for last sunday's deadly train derailment in new york. a rail workers' union says the engineer, william rockefeller, admitted to losing focus and
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
intersection. >>> one sign we are seeing of an improving economy is the holiday partying. here's an example of that. the general manager says she's seen more reservations for holiday parties than in previous year. so far that restaurant has booked 25 parties and six more are waiting to be confirmed. >>> we have parties from 10 people to 100 people. >>> she says those parties can account for 10% of the year's revenue and this year she says is looking pretty good. >>> it's the ultimate gift for a coffee lover. an extremely limited rose gold colored metal gift card. it's $450. only 4,000 were available and they sold out in second. some are going for more than $1,500 on ebay. some customers are not happy about the sale. luxury own line posted and then pulled the card immediately. >>> an unusual art theft in sacramento and it was met with an unusual punishment. a print of a nude woman on a cigar has hung for many years. there have been attempts to steal it but someone finally made off with it. but police used cameras to identify the thief. he managed to bargain his way out of being prosecuted.
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
's health care law continues to wreak havoc on families, small businesses and economy. it's not just a broken website. this bill is fundamentally flawed. >> our republican colleagues have focused so much attention, in fact, obsessed in killing the affordable care act they failed to focus on real needs of americans. >> smashing the speed limit. investigators say derailed commuter train traveling three times the legal speed heading into that dangerous curve 82 miles an hour. still unknown was the crash that killed four passengers caused by mechanical failure or operator error. >> for the train to be going 82 miles an hour around that curve is just a
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
rumped to their jobs. economists say it's a signal the u.s. economy is continuing to grow. those positive job numbers pushed the dow up today, almost 200 points. the nasdaq closed about 30 points higher. >>> in the dark, and in the cold. >> that's right. a rough day for folks living here in the city of venetia. >> that little fireplace isn't hitting up the room. we're pretty cold. >> tonight, the story behind the darkness as the rain now begins to fall and the temperatures continue to drop. >>> and a mega millions lottery living up to its name. the big jackpot up for grabs just ahead of tonight's drawing. >>> a san jose police officer injured in an accident. how a security guard jumped into action to help catch the suspect. >>> it was an especially cold and dark day for thousands of people at one bay area city as the power went out for hours, just as temperatures were at their lowest. the power outage really couldn't come at a worst time for all those huddled up to stay warm invenetia. why some people are still waiting for the power to come back on. mike? >> reporter: yeah, 140 customers
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
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